When President Trump was hospitalized with COVID-19, his doctor pointed to “HIPAA rules and regulations” as the reason he couldn’t speak more freely about Trump’s condition. HIPAA is a medical privacy law, but people often misunderstand what it does and doesn’t do.
Margaret Foster Riley, What is HIPAA? 5 questions answered about the medical privacy law that protects Trump’s test results and yours, The Conversation (October 15, 2020).
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